How to stream this year's festival
This year's festival kicks off at 12pm noon time on Labor Day, Sep. 7th, 2020 for our first-ever VIRTUAL Bread & Roses Heritage Festival. To watch the performances, please choose your preferred platform below. To watch and participate in the Lawrence History Live! presentations and discussions, please join us on Zoom.
LAWRENCE HISTORY LIVE!
our festival merchandise
Get your 2020 Festival T-Shirts and Posters today!
Designed by Kate Delaney, this year's design commemorates the Women's Suffrage Movement along with many of the social justice warriors that have helped us all get to where we are today!
Festivals of yesteryear
To organize the annual Bread & Roses Labor Day Festival that celebrates Lawrence's history and diverse cultures through music, theater, dance, and art.
To recognize, commemorate, inform, and share the labor history and social justice legacy of Lawrence's 1912 Bread & Roses strike with Lawrence's present day residents and people worldwide.